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to fulfill a religious obligation, participate in jihad and to retaliate against the u.s. for its relationship with israel. and for killing his brothers and sisters worldwide. >> reporter: his lawyer says they don't know why he pled guilty. but the prosecution was led to declare a number guilty. >> he did the right thing by pleading guilty. he needs to be responsible for what he did. accountable for it. and he needs to be punished and rehabilitated. >> reporter: abdulmutallab's statement ended with a threat, that the u.s. will eventually pay for what it has done. in detroit, manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> attorney general eric holder says today's outcome shows u.s. courts are effective in fighting terrorism and keeping american people safe. >>> a new terror warning. it comes after the fbi foiled what they're calling an assassination plot. denise is in the newsroom with more on alert for all americans tonight. denise? >> well, mary, the state department is warning everyone to stay alert for potential terror attacks sponsored by iran. the worldwide warnings come after two
across northern and a winter storm watch to the west of us and frederick county. and into west virginia and a warning for tonight into tomorrow afternoon. and we'll see what we take away. >>> and the line that distinguishs the accumulation and the 95 and down on the eastern shore until the 95 corridor. and on out to parts of eastern baltimore county and you may see lesser amounts. until you get into baltimore county. one to three changing over to the western counties and frederick out to hagerstown 3 to 6. and out to the west where the air will be the coldest. well see a bit of rain mix and the heaviest part of the snow will be the middle of the day. and it will taper. that's the bulk of it and it will smack us. back over to you. >>> the coverage and the latest and go to for the latest. >>> a judge rules against gary giordano in abreu are a the hearing in the case of a missing woman. >> the judge decided to keep him in jail for 30 days. he asked his climate be released under condition he remain in aruba. but the judge sided with prosecutors. she was last seen august 2nd. gar
president obama and president clinton, who called jobs an inspiration to us all. >> reporter: manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: and wjz will take a closer look at the devastating effect of pancreatic cancer, coming up all new at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> safe and sound. a baby taken from her mother is home. and minutes ago, the suspected abductor is arrested. gigi barnett is live in the newsroom with the frightening story. gigi? >> reporter: just over an hour ago, police arrested tiara williams, and charged her with child abduction. police say monique williams was babysitting 16-year-old gaden kingman at her home. the child's mother called police late last night, when she realized the two were gone. this afternoon, detectives found the baby safe and sound with a relative of the suspect, and she's doing fine. the family of the suspect will not face criminal charges, according to police. >> howard county secret service, fbi are all involved in investigating this incident. >>> killed in cold blood. now, the family of a woodlawn man says they may know the motive. they are inves
terror attack in the u.s. denise is in the newsroom with more on this elaborate plan. denise? >> the plot included the plan to assassinate a diplomat. one hired a dea to do this. the plot dealt with the israeli embassies in washington. a high-ranking authority is behind the plot. >> a naturalized united states citizen who holds an iranian passport and was arrested last month in new york is accused of working with a member of the international revolutionary core. targeting the saudi arabia ambassador to the united states. >> the attacks were planned to kill as many people as possible. mary? >> all right, denise, thank you. and wjz will continue to bring you updates on this story throughout the evening. >>> security breach over the nation's capital. fighter jets race to intercept a cargo jet restrained over space in washington, d.c. the f16s intercepted the aircraft and escorted the planes to bwi marshall. the pilot is meeting to find out why the plane was there. so far, no charges have been filed against the pilot. >>> recounting the moments, the police interrogation of dr. conrad murray i
is in police custody charged with her murder. authorities used cell phone records to find him at a hotel with mcquain's car but no trace of william. the investigation now spans the east coast. detectives from montgomery county are working in north carolina. they admit as more teenage passes finding the boy unharmed becomes more of a long shot. >> i hope he hasn't killed him. i swear to god i do. i hope they haven't. oh god. >> reporter: police say they've shifted all of their energy now to finding william mcquain. at least described as being 5'0" and about 85 pounds. at this time they're not revealing what if anything lopez is saying about his whereabouts. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> take another look at william mcquain's picture, if you have any information about him, you are urged to call 911 immediately. >>> gunman on the loose. some new information from police in the shooting of a man inside a baltimore parking garage. andrea fujii is live with more on the victim's condition. >> reporter: mary, police say this is the second time in several days the unidentified man has beco
, california? >> we're trying to be healthy, happy and respectful. and if other people would treat us that way, that's what would happen. >> reporter: overnight, organizers marched in solidarity. the city's patience is wearing thin. with talk of rage and threats they should leave. mayor rawlings-blake says the camping is illegal. but is in continued talks with the group. >> we continue to be working with them. but in order to have this cooperation, it has to be a two- way street. >> reporter: other cities are citing health and safety concerns. in denver, protestors are living in the snow. boston did a health inspection on the "occupy" encampment. >> you know, if they have a place to stay when the weather gets bad that is not in a tent, that's where they really should be going. >> reporter: union leaders here have asked not to sit in the tents. it's unclear when or even if the city will take action. >> and coming up new next hour, we'll talk to the president of the metro afl-cio and the response he's gotten from city had hall on this issue. reporting live at mceldon square, mike hellgren, wjz e
right now. america's war in iraq is over. today, president obama announces all u.s. forces in iraq are coming home by the end of the year. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: president obama says the iraq war am will be over at the end of the year. >> i can say that our troops in iraq will definitely be home for the holidays. >> reporter: the president spoke to reporters after a private video conference with iraqi prime minister nouri al- maliki. the decision is in line with a former withdrawal deadline president bush set in 2008 and it officiallyinds the united states -- officially ends the united states' involvement in an 8 1/2-year war. >> the united states will continue to have an interest in an iraq that is stable. >> reporter: they will continue to train iraqi security forces. but iraq leaders, still angry over civilian deaths and abu ghraib, refuse to give u.s. troops immunity from prosecution. the american government won't stay without it. >> reporter: about 41,000 american troops are in iraq right now. nearly all of those forces will be reloca
is or who the suspect is. but police are expected to brief us in the next new moments. reporting live, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> and we will update this breaking news story coming up all new at 4:30. >>> we have other breaking news we are following right now. two people are burned after an accident at johns hopkins university. it happened about an hour ago in the basement of ames hall. two employees were working on the cooling system. one worker has first- and second-degree burns on his face and legs. the other has second-degree burns on his legs. it is now the deadliest food- born outbreak in 25 years. denoose is -- denise is in the newsroom with more on the listeria-at that pointed-- listeria-tainted cantaloupe. >> 23 people are dead from the fruit and 116 are sick. the two latest are from louisiana. they are likely off store shelves by now. the recall did start in mid- september. the number of deaths, however, continues to grow, because listeria can take up to two months to appear. the last time a food outbreak was this deadly in the u.s. was in 1985, when mexico's soft
. a couple are still on the loose. >> leaves us with what we believe is only two animals that are missing from this farm. and one would be the nothing monkey. -- would be a monkey and another. >> tigers, bears and lions were freed, before he killed himself. officers moved in and gunned down at least 30 animals. >> we could not have animals running loose in this county. we were not going to have that. >> reporter: some animal rights groups are criticizing the sheriff for not using tranquilizers. but he has supporters. >> the sheriff has to make a decision. you can't say, i'll check on it in the morning. he had to do what he had to do, period. >> reporter: the animals did not attack anyone, but they put everyone in this small town on edge. >> we went to take care of the cattle this morning. and a couple of guys i went to work with took a gun with them. >> reporter: ken maxwell drove 50 miles from columbus, hoping to see an exotic animal. >> i was sitting at home, watching tv. i'm retired. and i thought i'd come down. >> reporter: police say they had received numerous complaints about animal
active scene. police tell us he may have been dumped airline r october 1st. >> police found the remains of william mccain. >> probably all of us were hoping that we had that little shred of hope that we would find william. that maybe the suspect dropped him off somewhere and said, you know, keep william. that's what we were praying for. >> reporter: william hadn't been seen since september 30th. last week, police found his mother dead in germantown. they charged her husband, william lopez with her murder. he is being brought back. >> he will not be charged while he is in north carolina. we'll wait until he gets back here to charge him. and that could be any time. we have 10 days to bring him back to north carolina. and we'll do that very soon. >> reporter: loved ones say william and his mother were inseparable. now, the nationwide search for his whereabouts is over. a tragic end. >> i wish they would have found him alive. i swear i do. but i knew after all this time that they weren't going to find him alive. >> reporter: just such a sad end to this. police also say they have surveillanc
. >> reporter: police used fingerprints to identify the man who they say broke the law, as soon as he got on the road, because he didn't each have -- even have a license to drive. >> reporter: police are revealing new information about the man they say created a nightmare for drivers on route 100 in linthicum. >> i really didn't know if i was going to survive that or not. >> reporter: wjz has learned 50- year-old brian mcnutt of glen burnie wasn't even allowedded to be drive -- allowed to be driving. his license was revoked since at least 2008. but on rush hour, around 4:30, investigators say he drove a dodge pickup truck, at speeds close to 100 miles per hour, crossing over three lanes of traffic to get away from police. mcnutt ultimately crashed and died at the scene. 9 months pregnant, heather says watching it all unfold was terrifying. >> i was wondering what was going to happen, if we were going to have to be rushed by ambulance or what was happening. he was not even two inches away from our car. >> reporter: police say he didn't even own the car. he borrowed it from someone else, th
around new york city. it is a fast-moving helicopter, being used by news operations. the bell 206 has seating for two passengers, including the pilot. and of course, this rescue is going to take sometime to be completed. of course, eyewitness news will continue to update you on this scene. and we'll bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. >>> and our other big stories we're following today, hours from home. amanda knox is in the air, on her way back to the united states. manuel gallegus reports, knox's family are anxiously awaiting for her to arrive. >> reporter: amanda knox was full of smiles as she walked through the rome airport, set for the first leg of her flight to the u.s. her friend in italy talked to her before she left. >> this voice was a happy voice. you could feel she was among her beloved and just serene and lightheaded and simply happy. >> we acquit the defendants. >> reporter: the 24-year-old's conviction was overturned yesterday, after she spent four years in prison for the murder of her british roommate. dna evidence led jurors to set her free, as
and robbed. wjz is live. mike hellgren brings us up to date on the chaotic scene there, mike? >> it was quite a scare there. the social security administration headquarters was on total lockdown for a period of time. that lockdown is now over. and police did a thorough search for any clues as they tried to find the man who shot that worker. >> reporter: police scoured an area off woodlawn drive near the social security administration headquarters, where an ssa employee was shot near noon. it happened while he was on his lunch break. the motive? police say it was a robbery. a brazen one that put the ssa, where almost 12,000 people worked, on lockdown as a precaution because it happened so close to campus. retired social security worker, core -- cora tucker. >> you know that somebody shoots somebody. that didn't make sense. >> reporter: the victim collapsed in the street near the i-70 overpass, but is expected to survive. this mother who lives near the scene and asked us not to show her face is fed up with the crime. >> this is just showing that people aren't conscious anymore. we're not safe w
for more than $2 million people. >> crews are hard at work in northern new jersey. using chain saws that have cleared homes. more than 2 million people from maryland to maine are still without power, two days after the unusual fall snowstorm. >> the way it's going to look, it will be a couple of weeks before we are caught up to all of this stuff. >> there were some close calls. >> all of a sudden, there was a noise and the house shook. >> reporter: it shook from these two trees that fell on the ecrich home. >> must have been pretty scary, huh? >> no. the house went like this. >> reporter: in many neighborhoods here in new jersey, the snow from the season caused more damage than hurricane irene. this will cause major repairs after a 100-foot tree fell on top of it. >> we have trees down all across the northern part of the state that have taken wires down, both supply waters -- wires, transmission lines and lines to homes. >> reporter: it's the same storm in massachusetts and connecticut, where crews are trying to repair sagging or severed power lines. >> it looks kind of what i think
the interim government. >> reporter: the u.s. also participated in the nato bombing operation when the rebellion began. when tripoli fell in august, gadhafi disappeared. >> the libyan people now have a great responsibility, to build an inclusive and tolerant and democratic libya that stands as the ultimate rebuke to gadhafi's dictatorship. >> reporter: revolutionary forces still need to deal with fighters that remain loyal to the former leader, but without gadhafi, they see an easier path to the future. >> reporter: tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >> the transitional government says gadhafi's son is in the hospital, after fighters wounded and captured him. >>> he is charged with murdering her daughter. vic is in the newsroom with more details in the horrific murder of a 12-year-old girl. >> reporter: police say david richard hang married a vietnamese girl and when he tried to divorce her, she refused. police say in retaliation, hang stabbed the woman's daughter, jessica nguyen to death. hang's dna was found on the murder weapon. hang tearfully proclaimed his innocence in court.
nothing. >> the hope is that he's still alive. however, we are using teams and people experienceds when the person is deceased. >> you don't really think something like that will hit in your home town. i hope they find him and i hope they found him alive. >> reporter: police found mcquain's mother dead in her home in germantown. they located her estranged husband in north carolina and he's charged with killing her. >> i saw him get arrested. >> reporter: he has not provided information on where the little boy may be. he has a violent history and mcquain's mother has told friends she was scared of him. young william's friends are keeping faith, hoping he'll be found safe and found alive. >> he's probably lost and scared right now because he has no one or nowhere to go. no food or anything. >> reporter: the search yesterday included dogs, horses and almost 100 police officers and volunteers. police searched again today for mcquain. mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >>> a search warrant of the north carolina hotel room reveals disturbing new details. we'll bring those to you all new at 6
. >> it will be a modest impact. frankly that will probably be too small for us to notice because of some of the other things that hit us. what went on in europe, that could be relatively small. >> reporter: not every struggling homeowner will qualify. they must have made their last six mortgage payments and have a steady source of income. at the white house, danielle noddingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> they will issue the final pricing information and other details to banks next month, which means homeowners could start submitting new applications for refinancing by september 1. >>> from the south pole to john hopkins hospital. right now, researcher is on her way to baltimore. rescued from the south pole after suffering stroke-like symptoms, undergoing treatment at hopkins, expected to arrive in maryland sometime tonight. >>> the sun is out on television hill. a live look outside in a mild, fairly normal condition for the last week in october. wjz has weather, traffic together. we've got the updated weather for you. >> yes, we have the clouds today, tons of sunshine, back to the clouds. and we'll sho
a longer excerpt of the audio used in statements. forensic expert testified about voice mail recordings from dr. conrad murray's cell phone. >> i'm taking my money, a million children, children's hospital, the biggest in the world. right to children's hospital. >> reporter: prosecutors also revealed an e-mail sent to murray the day jackson died. it was from london, where the singer was scheduled to begin his comeback tour. >> the message raises questions about jackson's health. but dr. murray implies the singer had no medical issues. they read part of the reply to the court. >> as part of his statements of health, published by the press, let me say they're all salicious, to the best of my knowledge. sincerely, conrad murray, sent from my iphone. >> reporter: murray is accused of causing jackson's death, by giving him an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. the defense says jackson himself administered the fatal dose. in los angeles, kendis gibson, wjz eyewitness news. >> dr. conrad murray faces up to four years in prison if convicted. >>> officer arrest. a baltimore county poli
's unacceptable. and for us to follow those types of guidelines and do what they say goes against -- goes against everything that we're here for in the first place. >> the city says they want to protect free speech in order to compromise the number that limit the protestors to two. it's unclear if and when protestors can be forced out, whether this can be in other cities. >> the balancing act. i support their right to free speech. but we also have -- i don't think there's any part, whether it's a city park, national park, anywhere in the country that allows for, you know, perpetual and unending campout. >> the occupy group sent out messages for more group people to -- more people to come to their encampment. and flood the mayor's office about their eviction. >> this is completely ridiculous. >> the hope is that for what happened in california not to happen here. >> that was in oakland. you're looking live now at mceldon square. no one has been evacuated here. we have seen the chopper overhead, but no move to evacuate. we will have more new reaction from people here and the mayor, coming up next h
. that's latest to testify as character witnesses for curry. curry is charged with using his political power to -- a grocery store chain. he denies the allegations. >>> a showdown with antiwall street protesters. they refused to leave a plaza in oakland, california. more on the confrontation with ended with dozens of arrests. >> reporter: oakland city hall, dozens of antiwall street demonstrators who refused to leave the makeshift camp were arrested early in the morning. see you later. >> this is so degrading. >> most were taken peacefully, but police used tear gas. >> we were being pelted with rocks and bottles and other kitchen utensils. >> protesters began demonstrating weeks ago, setting up 150 tents. >> reporter: the protesters were on the outside and the police on the inside. in the beginning they supported the occupation, but that changed as the conditions deteriorated. >> the park was physically damaged on daily bases by graffiti and damage. they cooked with open flames. >> the condition here is fine. what they're saying, sanitation issues and stuff, as far as i'm concerned, al
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